The 27 best places in San Antonio to eat when you're alone

There's something to be said for enjoying a high-quality meal while basking in your own company. While San Antonio operates with a…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Niki’s Tokyo Inn
819 W Hildebrand Ave, (210) 736-5471, facebook.com/nikis.tokyo.inn
Incredibly authentic with tatami-style seating, Niki’s Tokyo Inn is a solid choice for genuine Japanese eats. Whether you take a seat on the floor or grab a stool at the bar, you can enjoy freshly-made sushi and other classic Japanese dishes all by your lonesome.
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22 San Antonio bars that open at noon or earlier so you can day drink

Whether you're pre-gaming ahead of a sports event, having a nightshift happy hour or going through a bad breakup, there are times…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Cullum’s Attagirl
726 E Mistletoe Ave, (210) 437-4263, cullumsattagirl.com
Known for its fried chicken that’s now available for lunch, you can also stop by Cullum’s starting at 11 a.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Seriously, grab a craft beer or two and enjoy it out on the patio of this rustic joint for a late morning pick-me-up.
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30 San Antonio lounges, speakeasies and hidden bars — and where to find them

San Antonio's bar scene has always been fun, but the cocktail explosion of recent years have given it double shot of hip…

By San Antonio Current Staff

RD Hidden Door Speakeasy
8400 N. New Braunfels Ave., (210) 605-2292, mixed4u.com.
Texting a random phone number for a secret password to enter a modern-day speakeasy may seem a little theatrical — but what's wrong with that? The real journey starts when you enter the space located behind the Barn Door Restaurant in Alamo Heights. Dark lights, gilded details, candles, music from the 1920s and excellent cocktails await at this intimate, reservations-only spot where just 27 guests can imbibe at a time.
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24 bars and restaurants to take out-of-towners that show the real San Antonio

It can be hard choosing a place to take friends or family visiting from out of town — or if you're just…

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The Esquire Tavern
155 E. Commerce St., (210) 222-2521 esquiretavern-sa.com
Though not the first cocktail bar in San Antonio, The Esquire earns points for several great traits. From its storied history as the longest bar in Texas, to its thoughtful decor, to its amazing food menu, to its extensive mezcal list, and yes, classic and inventive cocktails, there's a bit of everything to find here. 
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20 great San Antonio restaurants for late-night eats

Whether you're dining with friends after a show, looking for something to fill your belly after carousing or just picking up to-go…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Mi Tierra
    218 Produce Row, (210) 225-1262, mitierracafe.com
    Have some breakfast tacos or chow down on some fajitas, and don’t forget to take a bag of pan dulce for the next morning. You can’t go wrong hitting up this local legend — open til 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. .
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25 San Antonio bars with food as good as the drinks

Sometimes when you're drinking, a bag of chips or a bowl of peanuts just won't cut it. Not to mention, if the cocktails…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The Dooryard
4503 De Zavala Rd., Ste. 108, thedooryardsa.com
While most folks may visit this northwest-side spot to drink their calories, The Dooryard’s food menu is also worth checking out. Compliment pours of beers, seltzers and wines with soy ginger baby back ribs and $20 steak nights. 
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San Antonio's 26 best bars, restaurants and tasting rooms for whiskey lovers

The margarita may be the unofficial drink of Texas summers, but there’s something to be said for a perfectly-balanced cocktail made with…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Bar Loretta
320 Beauregard St., (210) 757-3607, barloretta.com
This new spot offers cocktail mavens a bar menu that highlights a selection of Manhattans, created by bartender Michael J. Neff, founder of The Cottonmouth Club in Houston and The Rum House in New York.  
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The 25 best bars in San Antonio, according to Yelp

With more than 50% of San Antonio's population now fully vaccinated, it's little surprise folks are looking to hit the town for a…

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21. Downstairs at the Esquire Tavern
155 E Commerce St, (210) 222-2521, esquiretavern-sa.com
“This is one of the coolest bar/restaurants I have ever seen. It's dark and romantic with amazing food and a delicious wine menu. The servers are very relaxed and never rush you to order. It’s wonderful for drinks and small bites after a long day at work.” – Theresa F.
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23 chicken sandwiches in San Antonio everyone should try at least once

Ah, the chicken sandwich, in all its crispy, tasty, homey glory! This simple yet classic snack always seems to hit the spot,…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Project Pollo
Multiple Locations,  projectpollo.com
A project that we can all finish with ease. This is a vegan Chikn sandwich that may fool the more meat-minded and satisfy the hungriest of vegetarians. Get it deluxe for the full experience. 
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Recipes for Classic San Antonio Foods That You Can Make at Home

These days, a lot of San Antonians are making the smart call to hunker down to slow the COVID-19 pandemic. But just…

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Earl Abel's Coconut Meringue Pie
This copycat recipe is chock-full of coconut flavor.
Find the recipe here.
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33 Photos of The Esquire Tavern's 82nd Repeal Day B-Day (NSFW)

12/05/2015 Photos by Kody Melton

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33 Photos of The Esquire Tavern's 82nd Repeal Day B-Day (NSFW)
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45 Photos Of The 3rd Annual Hot Wells Harvest Feast

  Curated by Chef Robbie Nowlin of Citrus Restaurant and artist/gardener/groundskeeper Justin Parr, the Third Annual Harvest Feast (benefiting the nonprofit Hot Wells…

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45 Photos Of The 3rd Annual Hot Wells Harvest Feast
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COCKTAIL: The Event (Pt.2)

07/26/2013 Photos by Thomas Arnez Finley

By San Antonio Current Staff

COCKTAIL: The Event (Pt.2)
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COCKTAIL: The Event (Pt. 1)

07/26/2013 Photos by Joe Turner

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COCKTAIL: The Event (Pt. 1)
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